Marilyn Thiet is the President and CEO of EDGE Performance Acceleration. Marilyn is an Executive Coach and global business strategist who passionately prepares leaders and teams for the disruptions that await them. Her straight talk, ability to develop relationships through trust and her sense of humor help leaders take actions to enable them to meet their future faster. Through her transparent and intuitive approach, she focuses on business outcomes and then methodically guides her clients to personal and team success. She leverages her deep expertise in strategic planning, process improvement and people development to help navigate her clients to success. Her work spans multiple industries including healthcare, financial services, and distribution in both the profit and non-profit arenas. Her clients range from small start up companies to Fortune 100 global corporations. She specializes in working with physicians and healthcare providers to effectively assess, coach, and develop the key leadership skills necessary for healthcare's transformation. Marilyn has over 30 years of experience in healthcare, marketing, sales and leadership development. She spent much of her career working for GE Healthcare focused on performance improvement and the development of leadership and commercial teams.
Marilyn holds degrees in Radiologic Technology and Business Management. She is trained and certified in Professional Facilitation, Change Acceleration Process (CAP), Conversational Intelligence and Six Sigma methodologies. Marilyn brings a high level of energy and passion to her work and is an engaging speaker in venues from the classroom to the executive boardroom. She is a long-standing member of the Association for Talent Development. Living in Mequon, Wisconsin, she serves on the Board for Nassco Inc., she is an advocate for the Alzheimer's Association, and serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for Kathy's House. Marilyn and her husband have two grown children. Marilyn thrives in the outdoors and enjoys a variety activities including golf, kayaking, and cycling.